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did he love space. once he retired from nasa he went under the sea. he became an aquanaut, if you will. he spent 30 days under the pacific ocean in the sea lab studying the effects of sea life on the human body. there is going to be a large group of people here today. of course, some of his fellow navy fliers. he was a navy cadet, some of the navy personnel will be here. we had the navy honor guard just a short time ago. and some of the nasa astronauts will be here acting as honorary paul bearers. john glenn will be giving the eulogy. he and carpenter were great friends, neighbors during the nasa program. with carpenter's death today, john glenn will be the sole surviving members of that mercury seven astronaut chose no one 1959 who did so much for our country into the 1960s. >> and it really makes sense that they would be so close because there are so few people who can understand the experiences that astronauts have, jim? >> reporter: yes, you know, we talked to candy carpenter just a while ago, the daughter of scott carpenter. she lives here in the boulder area. she's inside for the
during the early days of the nasa space program. john glenn is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as pol bearers for scoti carpenter. you may know scoti carpenter's voice better than his face. he was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who uttered the famous words "god speed john glenn", sending his friend soaring into the sky, february 1962. john glenn is here to give the eulogy. with scoti carpenter's passing john glenn is the sole survivor of the original mercury 7 astronauts. >> it is another college football saturday. there were key nca match ups. darren hays will have that and more in sports. >> why honey bees are dying in canada and the devastating impact it could have on our food. o >>> honey bees in canada are dying. it's putting crops at risk. some blame a nicotine-based pesticide. many factories insist it's safe. >> this area is a paradise for bees. the natural vegetation and plant diversity. >> a third generation bee keeper this man is known for the quality of the honey bees he raises to sell to other beekeepers. he's finding far too many of his carefully nur
. they were good friends and neighbours during the early days of the nasa space program. john glen is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as honorary pallbearers. carpenter was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who ordered the famous words "god speed, john glen", sending his friend soaring into the sky, in february 1962. john glen is here to give the ooulolgy for his friend and with carpenter's passing john glen is the sole survivor of the original "mercury 7" astro nauts. >> more than so,000 people are rallying in france, protesting new taxes. officers fired tear gas. the government promised increases of $4 billion to reduce the national deficit. >> tim friend is at the protest. >> there are several thousand here, furious at an ecotax that president francis hollande wants to introduce. he's backtracked slightly, saying he'll suspend it for more talks, but the people want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures mainly in the food processing business. they say they are being undercut by cheap lab
. thank so much. >>> nasa releasing new findings this morning from its ongoing keplar mission. >> and bob rydell is joining us live where they just announced some results. >> reporter: good morning. one of the missions of the space telescope is to answer that question, is earth this big piece of rock that we all happen to live on? is it unique, or is it possible there are other planets out there in an inhabitable zone just like this one? this morning, scientists who have been analyzing the data collected over the years by the telescope announced today they have discovered more than 800 new planets, 104 of those are in the inhabitable zone. that means they're not too close to their son where they would be to hot and not too far from their son where they would be too cold, just like earth. they're in that sweet spot where it's just right temperaturewise. of that group, ten are considered earth size. >> so that's all we know about these planets. we don't know if they have atmospheres. we don't know if they have liquid water. we don't know if they have life at all. but future missions and fut
career. and it's so popular, organizers plan to hold next year's event as the -- at the nasa ames research center in mountain view. >>> his record label turned down the beatles but not the humble franciscan monk. he -- franciscan monk. he met the performer who brought his divine voice to the bay area. >> reporter: he's known as the singing monk. the 35-year-old francis can priest from assisi in italy stund this crowd of catholic school kids from the bay area with his enormous voice. [ singing ] i caught up with him after his private concert at the cathedral of christ the light. across the street in oakland. >> this is the first time i am here in america. >> and what did you think? >> it was wonderful. like the movie. >> and for this contact -- >> that is the same deck of records that turned down the beatles. >> this time, they knew a good thing when they saw it and got him into a recording studio. he recorded two cds with them and he turned into an internet sensation, garnering thousands of hits on youtube. there is one thing. >> i don't want to use microphone. >> the microphone i
. >>> today hundreds of people gaerthed in a church in boulder, california to remember nasa astronaut to circle the earth. he landed nearly throw hundred miles off course. his friend and pioneer john glenn recalled the days training together in nasa and how much carpenter's curiosity helped him to step out. >> we went through the test. scott seemed to enjoy the testing, every bit of. it he was exploring an unknown and that was a way of life with him. exploring an unknown. not only the competition with others, but competition with himself. and what he thought were his own limits. >> i love hearing from that generation, it reminds us that anything is possible. scott carpenter died from complications of a stroke. he was 88. >> in dc former nominee bob dole was on hand to meet the veterans. they travelled from wisconsin to california free of charge paid for by honor flight. and their mission to honor the veterans. >>> the georgia bureau of investigation is looking for a gunman that opened fire on a mayor. the mayor in georgia was hospitalized with gun shot wounds. it is our top story in a
as one of america's first seven astronauts. >> scoti carpenter was one of the nasa's elite, chosen as one of the original "mercury" astronauts in the space race against the soviets. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program struggled. scoti carpenter about and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time. obviously proud of dad for being selected. >> candy was five when her father climbed into her capsule. the time is etched in her memory. i remember a lot of press, a lot of - cameras, wherever we went. and they handled it with great humility. >> scoti carpenter was at the nasa microphone in "62. giving this send off. "good speed, john glenn." the naval aviator would be next. the mercury astronauts represented a bold time. scoti carpenter was the epitome of the hero. >> he named his capsule after the street where he grew up. >> scoti carpenter not only explored space, he used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific
buried this weekend. jim houli has more >> reporter: scott carpenter was one of nasa's elite chosen in 1959 as one. original mercury astroknouts. in the space race against the soph youths. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program was struggling. carpenter and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time in u.s. history. obviously, you know, very proud of dad for being selected. >> candy carpenter was just 5 when her father climbed into his capsule and soared into space. the time is etched in her memory. >> i remember a lot of press, cameras wherever we went and dad just always handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in february of 1962 and gave this send-off to his friend, john glenl on his first oritial flight. >> god speed. >> the naval i have a 80or would be next. >> scott carpenter became the epitome of the hometown hero. he named his capsule the aurora 7. this bolder elementary school bear his name. >> scott carpentered used his scientific knowledge and experience nap different way as well
to hold it next year at the nasa ames research center in mountain view. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> there was a lot of optimism about cal today early on. >> they had the spread offense. we saw the terrific debut by jared goff and they sunk like a stone ever sings. stanford faces oregon next thursday but cal bears coach sonny dykes says his players practice great during the week. game day a different story. hosting arizona cal jumps on the board first. jarrod goff, an 11-yard play, 7- 0, the bears looked all right.they had to play catch-up the whole game down 12 in the 3rd. gough again nice catch by kenny lawler. cal just down 5. okay. but in the end, the defense just couldn't hold arizona. bj14-yard run, close but not enough. 33-28. bears now one in eight for the year. >>> san jose state made it five in a row. 34-24 in sin city against unlv. they are 4-1 in the conference, big day on the ground for jared lawson who had 187 yards and a touchdown. >>> to golf, fred couples staring it down today at the charles schwab cup. third round harding park, kenny perry in
it at the nasa center in mount view. >>> there is all kinds of buzz over self-driving car and now some stanford scientists are putting that into high gear. >> reporter: this is shelly our self-driving audi tt is, self-driving racing car. does that seem wise? >> we think it's a great idea. not remote controlled, self- driving thanks to the beefed up gps antennas. >> by using the radio corrections we -- connections we can figure out where we are within centimeters. >> reporter: i'm not doing anything now. >> you went off the road, dude. >> that is the rumble strip. any racecar driver will tell that you. >> reporter: riding shelly is like a violent carnival ride, her driving maneuvers are not shall we say subtle. >> you can watch more on cbs sunday morning starting at 6:00 a.m. >> well talk about speed, we're talking about wind speeds and we're in a little bit of a lull right nowment we had gusty winds a little bitter earlier this evening and now as we call up our live doppler radar, featuring two separate sites because we have an area low pressure from the north to the south. it's dry and p
. according to nasa, new data shows this past september tied 2005 for the warmest september on record. israel is preparing a new round of annexation projects in the occupied west bank. on sunday, the israeli government issued tenders to build over 1800 homes in the west bank and east jerusalem. it is also reportedly planning to build a new separation wall along its border with jordan. the move comes ahead of a visit by secretary of state john kerry to encourage u.s.-brokered peace talks. the pending geneva peace conference on syria appears further in doubt after months of delay. on sunday, the opposition syrian national coalition set a timetable for the departure of president bashar al-assad remains a precondition for its involvement in any talks. the coalition also rejected the inclusion of iran at the negotiating table. the syrian government accused secretary of state john kerry of interference for publicly backing handover of power. two french journalists have been found dead following their abduction in mali. claude verlon and ghislaine dupont of the radio network rfi were kidnapped after
to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time is 6:26. today we will get an update on the nasa mission control from right here. they were sentenced to orbit in 2009. it was sent to look for other planets about the size of earth. since then kepler has found more than 130 that might fit that description. and later this morning they all make public the latest findings from that mission. >>> now its called sea star wasting disease. researchers say it starts a small white legions and causes the star fishes limbs to fall off and often within a couple of days they just died. some scientists say it could be the warmer waters that are causing the problems. others say this could be a problem with bacteria. >>> well, a massive recovery project is scheduled this afternoon in the oakland estuary. i want to show you the photo of the partially submerged tug boat. the boat has been rotting in the estuary for decades. now the raising of the tug is part of a larger effort to clean up the estuary. >>> 6:27 is the time. we have a closer eye on schools in novato. what the school district did over the weekend and how it
and partisanship, our panel takes questions about health care in a few moments. >>> nasa scientists make amazing discovery. could it be the new home away from home? we'll look at that. >>> boat sales are booming after sinking during the recession. what it means for the recovery. a live report just ahead. jon: dangerous weather around the country including severe storms and flooding near houston, texas. heavy rain dumped on that area yesterday, submerging some streets under three feet of water. in northeastern arkansas, halloween storms devastating homes and businesses, leaving hundreds without power. and in western indiana, an apartment building roof collapses under sheets of rain, forcing nearly 100 people out into the street. meteorologist maria molina is live in the fox extreme weather center. what is going on today, maria? >> hi, jon. talk about scary, so we had severe weather for halloween for some states around the country from texas to upper parts of the midwest. also we had to deal with flooding. i want to show you exactly how much rain we saw yesterday. this is short amount of time acro
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brands maxxinistas are scoring. t.j.maxx. >>> fleas will update on a mission launched -- nasa will update on a mission launched that's being controlled right here in the bay area. the kep lar telescope was sent to look for other planets about the size of earth that could support life. since then, keplar has found 30 of them. >>> in july of 2010, the future of san francisco's vicious dog unit, not clear. in july of 2010, the vicious dog unit was called in. in this case, two dogs were attacking people in geg -- in golden gate park. >>> tesla is now the top selling car in eight of the 25 wealthiest neighborhoods in the country. in atherton, it makes up 15% of all new car registrations in the last year. most success is in california communenies it -- in california communities. >>> drivers who rely on gas for their cars have seen gas prices move up here in the bay area, prices have been a bit more stable but they've dropped a nickel in the last week and 20 cents in the last month. the average price in san francisco today is $3.81. it's $3.67 in the rest of the bay area. >>> 8:26. part of a bik
's explorations in space. the former nasa astronaut has been on three missions, including one as the commander of the international space station, that lasted 144 days. that's where he earned the nickname, "the singing astronaut," for this performance from space. ♪ this is ground control to major tom ♪ ♪ you've really made the grade and the papers want to know ♪ ♪ whose shorts you wear >> that's fun. the video went viral, of course, getting more than 18 million views, and making hatfield a bit of a star among his astronauts. and everybody else, too. now he's written a book called an astronaut's guide to life on earth. commander chris hatfield joining me now from washington. good to see you, commander. >> nice to see you, fredricka, thanks. >> what is the lessons space taught you about how to better live life on earth? >> you know, we do one of the most dangerous things that anybody faces, and that is riding up an elevator, crawling in on your hands and knees, and riding a rocket to space. and the real lesson from that is, how do you prepare for something that is inherently terrifying
public policy. >> it's outrageous that the nasa security agency was looking between the centers if that's true. the steps that the organization was willing to do without good judgment went to pursue the mission and went to violate the policies. it's not okay. in that case they assisted us in understanding that. >> now a story on blackberry. >> wow. she's good. >> last minute deals and bids. blackberry now says they will abandon trying to sell itself. the toronto globe and mail reports the company will raise $1 billion and clean house of upper management including ceo thorston hinds. >> the best of the late night. keep had here on "morning joe." you're giving away pie? would you like apple or cherry? cherry. oil...or cream? definitely cream. [ male announcer ] never made with hydrogenated oil. oh, yeah. [ male announcer ] always made with real cream. the sound of reddi wip is the sound of joy. "it's time to get the heck out of dodge?" [ chuckles ] i say you get the heck into one. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i lost my balance. but it doesn't usually work that way with health care. with unitedhealthca
's first granddaughter born in april this year to his daughter jenna. the baby is wearing a nasa outfit. under the obama administration it's been cut no shuttle program. >> they have a lot of outfits left. >>> speaking of political statements, the associated press, the organization of largest news organization in the world, i believe, the photo who has covered the president for years came out against the obama administration saying the control over photographs is so tight that in effect it equals propaganda. they have said in the past five years there have been only two photographs allowed in the oval office of the president. >> yes, santiago lion is the director of photograph for the associated press, basically says he has only been allowed into the oval office two times, which, in historically has not been the case. what they do is release the photos from the white house. so the white house, their own photographer, who, by the way is, a fantastic photographer, not to take anything away from pete sousa who is the official white house photographer, and who has photographed the second re
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